When Investing in a Greener Earth

When Investing in a Greener Earth

September 16, 2020

Donating your hard-earned “green” to help make the world greener is a noble action. When you give your dollars to a charity, you want to make certain that they go as far as possible to benefit the cause you support. Charity Navigator can be a helpful information source. According to their website, CharityNavigator.org can guide …

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Be a Natural Beauty

Be a Natural Beauty

August 13, 2020

For some of us living green means avoiding ingredients that can endanger our health. For others living green can mean avoiding ingredients that contain animal products or that have been tested on animals. That’s why making your own beauty products (many of which, when manufactured commercially, are far from green) is such a great idea. …

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From Used to New

From Used to New

July 16, 2020

When you look into your closets, drawers, attic, garage or storage unit do you see random “stuff” you don’t want or need any more? What to do with it? Give it to a friend or relative? Donate to charity? Try to sell it? All are good options, but there’s an alternative you may not have …

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Water, Water – It’s NOT Everywhere

Water, Water – It’s NOT Everywhere

June 18, 2020

One of Earth’s most precious resources is water, so to waste it is a shame. We do, however, often take its availability and convenience for granted. Becoming more mindful of our usage and waste of H2O can help assure that we’ll always have the water we so desperately need in our daily lives. Awareness of …

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Buying Used Versus New

Buying Used Versus New

May 15, 2020

People tend to buy new items before the things they already have are broken or unusable. That means that they replace many items that still have lots of life left. Manufacturing new vehicles, clothing, building supplies, furniture, appliances and other household items when we already have ones that are still perfectly serviceable wastes valuable natural …

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Grow Green This Summer

Grow Green This Summer

April 17, 2020

Believe it or not, spring is on the way! Soon, you’ll be digging your hands in the soil, planting and nurturing your plants and seedlings. How can you ensure your little piece of nature is growing in harmony with the environment? Go green in your garden with organic fertilizers and pesticides. Consider making compost from …

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Spring Clean Green!

Spring Clean Green!

March 23, 2020

Make cleansers, disinfectants and air fresheners at home from natural ingredients that are both eco-friendly and budget friendly. Here are recipes for some common household cleansers for spring cleaning your environment without harming Mother Earth’s. All-Purpose Cleaner Mix: 1/2 cup vinegar 1/4 cup baking soda 1/2 gallon water Window Cleaner Mix: 2 teaspoons white vinegar …

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Eat Well for the Planet

Eat Well for the Planet

February 20, 2020

Food waste has serious impacts on the environment, including needless depletion of natural resources and production of greenhouse gasses as it decays. In the U.S., 40% of food gets discarded yearly, which amounts to 1,160 pounds by a family of four. To do your part to lessen food waste: Plan meals in advance. You’ll know …

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LEED Means Green

LEED Means Green

January 22, 2020

Green building encompasses using fewer resources, a reduction in energy and waste, and fewer environmental impacts. LEED, or Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design, is a green building rating system that is the most widely used around the world. LEED was established in 1994 and operates under the nonprofit coalition of building industry leaders known …

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Green Tip – What’s New in Solar Energy

Green Tip – What’s New in Solar Energy

December 16, 2019

With the federal tax credit for installing solar panels decreasing at the end of 2019, many homeowners are trying to figure out if installing a solar power system for a home is worth it. Here are the top three items to consider:  Find a solar power system cost calculator online that can compare the expense …

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